Arts & Culture


“Lord Raise Me Up,” According to Matisyahu

By Deahn Berrini Leblang

Matisyahu was expelled from Rotodam Sunsplash because he was Jewish.Read More


The Power of Pictures

The exhibit covers the period from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution through the 1930s.Read More


Reflections on ‘Amy’

By Jane Hanser

The film unapologetically asks us to understand when sudden fame – and its associated institutions – projects itself, full blown, on young, talented and vulnerable artists.Read More


Soviet Power and Imagery

By Joshua Resnek

Arkady Shaiket is associated with photographs that bear a grand and regal countenance that came to be known in the Soviet Union of that era as “artistic reportage.”Read More


Recreating Sara’s Voice in Latvia and in Concert

By Deborah Shelkan Remis

“Sara’s Voice sotto voce,” a theatrical violin concert, will be performed at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport on October 18.Read More


Game of Tones: Guy Mendilow Ensemble Revives the Fantastic World of Ladino Song

Multi-instrumentalist, singer and skilled arranger Guy Mendilow and his four musical collaborators perform at The Shalin Liu Performance Center on Thursday, August 27.Read More


The Last House on Third Street

By Joshua Resnek

In 1973, the Chelsea Fire destroyed nearly the entire neighborhood and by 1978, this lonely three decker home was all that remained.Read More


Small but Mighty Local Theaters

By Sheila Barth

A plethora of theater companies have sprung up in the Boston and North Shore area, and are thriving, offering superb productions without compromising their artistic integrity.Read More


North Shore Music Theatre Has It All, From Fantasy To Fabulous

By Sheila Barth

North Shore Music Theatre owner Bill Hanney says he can’t sing or act, but he loves being involved in every aspect of theater.Read More


Dutch Social Scientist Casts Fresh Eye on Genocide

By Mark Arnold

Mark Arnold reviews the book by Abram de Swaan on the mentality of mass murder.Read More


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